2008
Oct
15

On the ALA Membership Pyramid

“…i [sic] only renew [my ALA membership] out of a sense of professional obligation, and also because of the fear that i’ll [sic] put it on my resume and get busted as not being a member.” –c-dog By Emily Ford Membership in the American Library Association means professionals are bound together by the tenets of...
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2008
Oct
08

What Happens in the Library…

By Brett Bonfield In 1968, Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, a couple of newlywed architects, had the humility to laugh with Las Vegas rather than at it. A few years earlier, Tom Wolfe had written, Las Vegas has become, just as Bugsy Siegel dreamed, the American Monte Carlo-without any of the inevitable upper-class baggage...
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